Plate with Sulphide Male Bust Wearing a Helmet

Object Name: 
Plate with Sulphide Male Bust Wearing a Helmet

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Object Name: 
Plate with Sulphide Male Bust Wearing a Helmet
Accession Number: 
84.2.39
Dimensions: 
Overall Diam: 18 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1820-1840
Credit Line: 
Clara S. Peck Endowment
Primary Description: 
Colorless lead glass, white sulphide; blown, cut, ground, molded sulphide. Low, circular form, with everted rim and rounded base; rim with cut radial notches on the underside; sides rough-ground on the underside; large cut star in the center; a molded sulphide male bust facing dexter, wearing a classical helmet, in the center; the reverse flat, impressed "Pellatt & Green,/Patentees, LONDON".
Department: 
Provenance: 
Lyons, Louis, Source
1984-04-06
Inscription: 
Pellatt & Green, / Patentees, LONDON
Inscription
Impressed on reverse
Sulphides: The Art of Cameo Incrustations (1982) p. 35, fig. 5;
Glass Paperweights of the Bergstrom Art Center (1969) pp. 52-53, #345; BIB# 27597